Tel-hidak angouba

Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Genus : Plumbago
Species : zeylanica Linn.
Common Name
English Name : Ceylong leadwort
Hindi Name : Chita
Manipuri Name : Tel-hidak angouba
Other Details
Habit : Erect undershrub
Parts Use : Root, Seed and Leaf
Preparation : Leaves crushed and squeezed for juice. Seeds crushed and soaked in water for infusion or seeds are crushed for decoction. Root crushed for paste.
Mode of use : Local Application , Decoction and Fresh
Ingredients : Root and bark contain Plumbagin, 1,4-naphthaquinones, naphthalenones, flavonoids, aromatic hdroxy acid and sitosterol are reported.
Ailment Treated : Leaf extract is given in chronic fever and in muscular sprain. Seed infusion is taken in stomach ulcer. Seed decoction is given for relief in muscular pains and for easy digestion. Root paste, applied for opening abscesses.
Source : Cultivated in plain areas.

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